Rare archive footage shows Brian Clough’s famous Frost Leeds United interview

It proved to be an intimate and revealing interview with a Leeds United manager who lasted just 44 days in the job.

Friday, 5th March 2021, 4:30 pm
First transmitted in 1974, Sir David Frost talks to former footballer turned manager Brian Clough.

First transmitted in 1974, Sir David Frost talks to former footballer turned manager Brian Clough who at the time had been sacked by the club's directors after just 44 days.

He had joined the club in July 1974 after Don Revie left to become England manager but only lasted until September 1974 when he was relieved of his duties.

WATCH THE VIDEO HEREIndeed until Darko Milanic's winless six games in 2014, Clough he had the unenviable record of being Leeds United's least successful permanent manager, winning only one match from six games.

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Leeds were fourth from bottom in 19th position with only four points from a possible 12, their worst start since their last relegation campaign 15 years earlier.

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